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This book examines the factors which influence the dynamics of community tourism through case studies on 11 Asian countries. The book consists of 13 major chapters that are presented in three sections. The first section is on implementation of community-based tourism. Under this section, Chapter 2...

Author(s)
Bao, J.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism and community development: Asian practices, 2008, pp 267 pp.
Abstract

This volume includes eight full papers and two research notes covering topics such as: the role of personality in customer satisfaction and loyalty in coffee shops; the integration of community participation in multinational corporations' tourism market development strategies; the motivations for...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Advances in hospitality and leisure, 2016, pp 250 pp.
Abstract

Although a niche, the consumption of Japanese anime and related products is extensive and expected to grow. This study explores Chinese anime consumer motivation to participate in anime tourism. A mixed method is applied to identify travel motivation factors and to examine their importance across...

Author(s)
Kirillova, K.; Peng Cheng; Chen HuiYuan
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2019, 36, 2, pp 268-281
Abstract

This special issue provides insights into the multifarious roles tourism has on island communities across the globe. Issues addressed by the six papers include: American tourists' destination image of Cuba; tourists' expectations about the cultural tourism experience in Havana, Cuba; the economic...

Author(s)
Reis, A. C.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2016, 16, 1, pp 3-99
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These conference proceedings discuss cultural tourism as a powerful tool for economic, cultural and social development. The proceedings consist of 12 papers presented in two parts. The first part is the potential of cultural tourism for local communities and the second part tackles the development...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
International conference on "cultural tourism and local communities", Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 8-10 February, 2006., 2006, pp 153 pp.
Abstract

Amami Park is a nature and culture centre located in the Amami islands in the southwest of Japan. Objects are displayed on one site and marketed for tourists, whether on-island, in the Amami islands or more distant. This article discusses Amami Park in terms of the themes of sea, land and...

Author(s)
Johnson, H.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2016, 16, 1, pp 88-99
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While the importance of resident empowerment has been acknowledged in the literature of sustainable tourism, a difficulty of putting the concept into practice is also identified because of heterogeneity of a community. The goal of this study is to compare levels of empowerment between two different ...

Author(s)
Maruyama, N. U.; Woosnam, K. M.; Boley, B. B.
Publisher
Washington State University, Pullman, USA
Citation
The 5th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing and Management (AHTMM) Conference, Beppu, Japan, 18-21 June 2015, 2015, pp 203-208
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Understanding the sense of authenticity of heritage attractions is important for tourism management and marketing because presentation, interpretation and verification has a direct bearing on motivations to visit and engage with heritage tourism sites. This paper establishes relationships among the ...

Author(s)
Bryce, D.; Curran, R.; O'Gorman, K.; Taheri, B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2015, 46, pp 571-581
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European castles are important and common components in the tour itineraries of Japanese tourists. There is, however, limited understanding of the way Japanese tourists view these heritage sites. The first aim of the study is to document the Japanese tourists' views. Secondly, the researchers seek...

Author(s)
Yagi, C.; Pearce, P. L.
Publisher
Varna University of Management (ex International University College), Varna, Bulgaria
Citation
European Journal of Tourism Research, 2018, 19, pp 5-22
Abstract

This research explores the strength of the potential niche market associated with the Japanese's connection to Thomas Blake Glover. The study involved research to ascertain whether there is sufficient demand in Japan to sustain a heritage attraction or trail built up around Blake Glover in...

Author(s)
Nash, R.; Martin, A.; Dalkarl, L. B.; Leith, C.; Stansbie, P.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2010, 12, 4, pp 360-374

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